Posts tagged with "DeKalb County Fire and Rescue"

County celebrates new Avondale fire station

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 19, 2014

DeKalb County CEO Lee May said Avondale Estates needed a new fire station. “This facility had gotten to the point where it almost should’ve been condemned,” May said, standing in the sweltering heat at the site of the new fire station on Clarendon Avenue. May gathered with county and city officials on June 19 for […]

Closed – Cause of Avondale fire “undetermined”

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 28, 2014

This story was updated on May 29. DeKalb County Fire investigators have said they were unable to determine the cause of an April 12 house fire that killed a mother and her daughter in Avondale Estates. The cause of the fire has officially been classified as, “undetermined” spokesman Capt. Eric Jackson said. He said he […]

Storm – Lightning strikes Clarion Apartments

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

The storms that passed through the metro area Sunday generated a lightning strike that forced the evacuation of two residents at Clarion Apartments on Rimington Lane in Decatur. The apartments are in the 30030 zip code, but in the jurisdiction of DeKalb County Fire and Rescue. DCFR spokesman Capt. Eric Jackson said the call came […]

UPDATE – Two die in Avondale Estates fire

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 13, 2014

An overnight fire killed a mother and daughter in Avondale Estates. Capt. Eric Jackson said DeKalb County Fire and Rescue received a call about the fire at 70 Lakeshore Drive at approximately 11:08 pm Saturday night. DeKalb Fire officials did not have the names of the victims, but a Go Fund Me account identified them […]

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